toasting fork

  1. a long-handled fork used for cooking or toasting frankfurters, marshmallows, bread, etc., usually over an open fire.

Origin of toasting fork

First recorded in 1830–40

Words Nearby toasting fork Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use toasting fork in a sentence

  • Approaching in their direction at this moment, her face flushed and holding a long toasting fork in one hand, was Dorothy McClain.

  • He took the toasting-fork and sausage from me as he spoke, and set forth the Aged's breakfast neatly on a little tray.

    Great Expectations | Charles Dickens
  • Kitchen closet number three came forward, and put into his hand a nice, big toasting-fork.

    The House With Sixty Closets | Frank Samuel Child
  • Then it gave her a toasting-fork and some slices of bread, and set her in front of the kitchen fire.

    Littlebourne Lock | F. Bayford Harrison
  • His consisted of a bird-cage and a toasting-fork, I believe; mine, of an easel and a boot-jack.